34th meridian east

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34th meridian east

The meridian 34° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Europe, Turkey, Africa, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

The 34th meridian east forms a great circle with the 146th meridian west.

From Pole to Pole[edit]

Starting at the North Pole and heading south to the South Pole, the 34th meridian east passes through:

Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes
90°0′N 34°0′E / 90.000°N 34.000°E / 90.000; 34.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean
80°16′N 34°0′E / 80.267°N 34.000°E / 80.267; 34.000 (Barents Sea) Barents Sea Passing just east of the island of Kvitøya, Svalbard,  Norway
69°22′N 34°0′E / 69.367°N 34.000°E / 69.367; 34.000 (Russia)  Russia Kildin Island and Kola Peninsula
66°41′N 34°0′E / 66.683°N 34.000°E / 66.683; 34.000 (White Sea) White Sea Kandalaksha Gulf
66°13′N 34°0′E / 66.217°N 34.000°E / 66.217; 34.000 (Russia)  Russia
52°12′N 34°0′E / 52.200°N 34.000°E / 52.200; 34.000 (Ukraine)  Ukraine Passing through Crimea (from 46°6′N 34°0′E / 46.100°N 34.000°E / 46.100; 34.000 (Crimea), claimed and controlled by  Russia)
44°24′N 34°0′E / 44.400°N 34.000°E / 44.400; 34.000 (Black Sea) Black Sea
41°59′N 34°0′E / 41.983°N 34.000°E / 41.983; 34.000 (Turkey)  Turkey
36°16′N 34°0′E / 36.267°N 34.000°E / 36.267; 34.000 (Mediterranean Sea) Mediterranean Sea
35°27′N 34°0′E / 35.450°N 34.000°E / 35.450; 34.000 (Cyprus)  Cyprus Karpass Peninsula - controlled by  Northern Cyprus
35°19′N 34°0′E / 35.317°N 34.000°E / 35.317; 34.000 (Mediterranean Sea) Mediterranean Sea
35°4′N 34°0′E / 35.067°N 34.000°E / 35.067; 34.000 (Cyprus)  Cyprus
34°59′N 34°0′E / 34.983°N 34.000°E / 34.983; 34.000 (Mediterranean Sea) Mediterranean Sea
31°12′N 34°0′E / 31.200°N 34.000°E / 31.200; 34.000 (Egypt)  Egypt Sinai Peninsula
27°53′N 34°0′E / 27.883°N 34.000°E / 27.883; 34.000 (Red Sea) Red Sea
27°31′N 34°0′E / 27.517°N 34.000°E / 27.517; 34.000 (Egypt)  Egypt Island of Shadwan
27°28′N 34°0′E / 27.467°N 34.000°E / 27.467; 34.000 (Red Sea) Red Sea
26°52′N 34°0′E / 26.867°N 34.000°E / 26.867; 34.000 (Egypt)  Egypt
22°0′N 34°0′E / 22.000°N 34.000°E / 22.000; 34.000 (Bir Tawil) Bir Tawil Not claimed by any country
21°46′N 34°0′E / 21.767°N 34.000°E / 21.767; 34.000 (Sudan)  Sudan
9°30′N 34°0′E / 9.500°N 34.000°E / 9.500; 34.000 (South Sudan)  South Sudan
8°30′N 34°0′E / 8.500°N 34.000°E / 8.500; 34.000 (Ethiopia)  Ethiopia
7°24′N 34°0′E / 7.400°N 34.000°E / 7.400; 34.000 (South Sudan)  South Sudan
4°13′N 34°0′E / 4.217°N 34.000°E / 4.217; 34.000 (Kenya)  Kenya For about 1km at the extreme north-west of the country
4°13′N 34°0′E / 4.217°N 34.000°E / 4.217; 34.000 (Uganda)  Uganda
0°14′N 34°0′E / 0.233°N 34.000°E / 0.233; 34.000 (Kenya)  Kenya
0°0′N 34°0′E / 0.000°N 34.000°E / 0.000; 34.000 (Lake Victoria) Lake Victoria
0°26′S 34°0′E / 0.433°S 34.000°E / -0.433; 34.000 (Kenya)  Kenya Mfangano Island
0°29′S 34°0′E / 0.483°S 34.000°E / -0.483; 34.000 (Lake Victoria) Lake Victoria
1°6′S 34°0′E / 1.100°S 34.000°E / -1.100; 34.000 (Tanzania)  Tanzania
9°30′S 34°0′E / 9.500°S 34.000°E / -9.500; 34.000 (Lake Malawi) Lake Malawi
10°3′S 34°0′E / 10.050°S 34.000°E / -10.050; 34.000 (Malawi)  Malawi
14°29′S 34°0′E / 14.483°S 34.000°E / -14.483; 34.000 (Mozambique)  Mozambique
25°1′S 34°0′E / 25.017°S 34.000°E / -25.017; 34.000 (Indian Ocean) Indian Ocean
60°0′S 34°0′E / 60.000°S 34.000°E / -60.000; 34.000 (Southern Ocean) Southern Ocean
68°36′S 34°0′E / 68.600°S 34.000°E / -68.600; 34.000 (Antarctica) Antarctica Queen Maud Land, claimed by  Norway

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